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SUBCHAPTER TRADE AGREEMENT LETTERS

1954
(None published)

1955

LETTER OF JULY 22, 1955 (CARRYING OUT THE PROTOCOL OF TERMS

OF ACCESSION BY JAPAN TO THE GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES)

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, July 22, 1955. MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF THE

TREASURY Reference is made to my proclamation of July 22, 1955' carrying out the Protocol of Terms of Accession by Japan to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and for other purposes.

Pursuant to the procedure described in Part II of that proclamation, I hereby notify you that the two agreements referred to in the thirteenth recital of the proclamation will enter into force on July 24, 1955.

I also notify you that the amendment to the Tariff Act of 1930 made by section 2 of Public Law 689, approved August 28, 1954, with respect to duties applicable to certain prepared fish shall enter into force on July 24, 1955.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

col of Terms of Accession by Japan to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and for other purposes.

Pursuant to the procedure described in Part I (b) (1) of that Proclamation, I hereby notify you that all items in Part I of Schedule XX to the Protocol for the accession of Japan, with the exception of the items specified below, shall not be withheld pursuant to paragraph 4 of said Protocol on and after September 10, 1955. The items which shall continue to be withheld until further notice are as follows: Item designation:

38. 301 (identified only as to the matter re

lated to the rate of 5644$ per ton). 717 (C). 720 (a) (2). 1409 (second). 1531 (first). 1531 (second]. 1536 (first).

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

LETTER OF OCTOBER 3, 1955 (PURSUANT TO PROCLAMATION CARRYING

OUT PROTOCOL OF TERMS OF ACCESSION BY JAPAN TO THE GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES]

LETTER OF AUGUST 22, 1955 (PURSUANT TO PROCLAMATION CARRYING

OUT PROTOCOL OF TERMS OF ACCESSION BY JAPAN TO THE GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE AND FOR OTHER

PURPOSES) MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF THE

TREASURY Denver, Colorado, August 22, 1955.

Reference is made to my proclamation of July 22, 1955, carrying out the Proto

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF

THE TREASURY

Denver, Colorado, October 3, 1955. Reference is made to my proclamation of July 22, 1955' carrying out the Protocol of Terms of Accession by Japan to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.

1 See Proclamation 3105, supra.

On September 5, 1955 Italy gave to the suant to the procedure described in Part Executive Secretary to the Contracting I (b) (1) of the above-mentioned proclaParties to the General Agreement the mation, I hereby notify you that both notification referred to in paragraph 3

items 1531 in Part I of Schedule XX to of the Protocol for the accession of Ja

the said Protocol shall not be withheld pan, of intention to apply on October 5,

pursuant to paragraph 4 of the said 1955 concessions which it had negotiated

Protocol on or after October 5, 1955. initially with Japan. Accordingly, pur

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

1956

LETTER OF JANUARY 12, 1956 (PURSUANT TO PROCLAMATION CARRYING

OUT PROTOCOL OF TERMS OF ACCESSION
BY JAPAN TO THE GENERAL AGREEMENT
ON TARIFFS AND TRADE AND FOR OTHER

PURPOSES)
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF THE

TREASURY
The White House, January 12, 1956.
DEAR MR. SECRETARY:

Reference is made to my proclamation of July 22, 1955, carrying out the Protocol of Terms of Accession by Japan to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.

On December 17 Norway gave to the Executive Secretary to the Contracting Parties to the General Agreement the notification referred to in paragraph 3 of the Protocol for the accession of Japan, of intention to apply on January 16, 1956 concessions which it had negotiated initially with Japan. Accordingly, pursuant to the procedure described in Part I (b) (1) of the abovementioned proclamation, I hereby notify you that items 301 [identified only as to the matter related to the rate of 5674¢ per ton), 717 (c), and 720 (a) (2) in Part I of Schedule XX to the said Protocol shall not be withheld pursuant to paragraph 4 of the said Protocol on or after January 16, 1956. Sincerely,

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER The Honorable GEORGE M. HUMPHREY, Secretary of the Treasury,

Washington, D.C.

LETTER OF FEBRUARY 6, 1956 [PURSUANT TO PROCLAMATION CARRYING

OUT PROTOCOL OF TERMS OF ACCESSION
BY JAPAN TO THE GENERAL AGREEMENT
ON TARIFFS AND TRADE)

THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, February 6, 1956. DEAR MR. SECRETARY:

Reference is made to my proclamation of July 22, 1955' carrying out the Protocol of Terms of Accession by Japan to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.

On January 16, 1956 Sweden gave to the Executive Secretary to the Contracting Parties to the General Agreement the notification, referred to in paragraph 3 of the Protocol for the accession of Japan, regarding the application of concessions which it had negotiated initially with Japan. Accordingly, pursuant to the procedure described in Part I (b) (1) of the above-mentioned proclamation, I hereby notify you that items 38, 1409 [second], and 1536 [first] in Part I of Schedule XX to the said Protocol shall not be withheld pursuant to paragraph 4 of the said Protocol on c. after February 15, 1956. Sincerely,

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER Honorable GEORGE M. HUMPHREY, Secretary of the Treasury, Department of the Treasury,

Washington 25, D.C.

1 Proc. 3105, 3 OPR, 1956 Supp.

1957

LETTER OF MAY 24, 1957 [PURSUANT TO PROCLAMATION FURTHER

SUPPLEMENTING PROCLAMATION CARRYING OUT GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE)

The White House, May 24, 1957. DEAR MR. SECRETARY:

Proclamation 3160 of September 28, 1956, provides for the increase to 45 per centum ad valorem of the ad valorem part of the duty in the case of fabrics described in item 1108 or 1109 (a) in Part I of Schedule XX to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Geneva-1947) or in item 1109 (a) in Part I of that Schedule (Torquay-1951) entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption in any calendar year following December 31, 1956, in excess

of a quantity to be notified by the President to the Secretary of the Treasury. Pursuant to paragraph 1 of that proclamation I hereby notify you that for the calendar year 1957 the quantity of such fabrics on imports in excess of which the ad valorem part of the rate will be 45 per centum ad valorem shall be 14,000,000 pounds. I find this quantity to be not less than 5 per centum of the average annual production in the United States during the three immediately preceding calendar years of fabrics similar to such fabrics. Sincerely,

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER THE HONORABLE GEORGE S. HUMPHREY, Secretary of the Treasury,

Washington, D.C.

1958

LETTER OF MARCH 7, 1958 [PURSUANT TO PROCLAMATION AMENDING

PROCLAMATION No. 3160,' RELATING TO PROCLAMATION No. 3160, RELATING TO CERTAIN WOOLEN TEXTILES]

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, March 7, 1958. DEAR MR. SECRETARY: Proclamation No. 3160 of September 28, 1956, as amended by the proclamation of March 7, 1958," provides for the increase of the ad valorem part of the duty in the case of any of the fabrics described in item 1108 or item 1109 (a) in Part I of Schedule XX to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Geneva-1947) or in item 1109 (a) in Part I of that Schedule (Torquay-1951) entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption in any calendar year following December 31, 1957, in excess of a quantity to be notified by the President to the Secretary of the Treasury.

13 CFR, 1956 Supp. 2 Proclamation 8225, supra.

Pursuant to paragraph 1 of that proclamation, as amended, I hereby notify you that for the calendar year 1958 the quantity of such fabrics on imports in excess of which the ad valorem part of the rate will be increased as provided for in the seventh recital of that proclamation, as amended, shall be 14,200,000 pounds.

On the basis of presently available information, I find this quantity to be not less than 5 per centum of the average annual production in the United States during the three immediately preceding calendar years of fabrics similar to such fabrics. Although it is believed that the final statistics will not alter this finding, in the event that they do, I shall notify you as to the revised quantity figure. Sincerely,

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER The Honorable ROBERT B. ANDERSON, Secretary of the Treasury,

Washington, D.C.

Table 1–PROCLAMATIONS

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3042 Jan. 25 Armed Forces Day, 1954.

503 3043 Feb. 25 Red Cross Month, 1954--

1135 3044 Mar. 1 Display of the flag of the United States of America at half

staff upon the death of certain officials and former offi-
cials

1235 3045 Mar. 17 Child Health Day, 1954.

1533 3046 Mar. 20 Pan American Day, 1954

1593 3047 Mar. 30 National Farm Safety Week, 1954.

1807 3048 Mar. 31 | Imposing a quota on imports of rye, rye flour, and rye meal.

1807 3049 Mar. 31 Cancer Control Month, 1954.

1917 3050 April 23 Citizenship Day, 1954.

2489 3051 April 27 National Mental Health Week.

2581 3052 April 29 Mother's Day, 1954..-

2581 3053 April 30 Termination of Uruguayan Trade Agreement Proclamations.-

2583 3054 May 8 World Trade Week, 1954.

2777 3055 May 8 National Maritime Day, 1954.

2797 3056 May 27 Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 1954.

3249 3057 June 3 Flag Day, 1954

3349 3058 June 24 United Nations Day, 1954.

3923 3059 June 30 Modification of trade agreement concession and adjustment of duty on alsike clover seed..

4103 3060 July 10 | Extension of the period of the duty-free treatment to Philippine articles in the United States..

4397 3061 July 12 Termination of Proclamation No. 2545, entitled "Free Importation of Jerked Beef”.

4397 3062 July 27 Modification of trade agreement concessions and adjust

ment in rates of duty with respect to certain watch
movements.

4659 3063 Aug. 4 Fire Prevention Week, 1954.

5013 3064 Aug. 11 National Day of Prayer, 1954.

55121 3065 Aug. 28 First International Instrument Congress and Exposition.. 5625 3066 Sept. 13

Sept. 13 National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week, 1954. 6019 3067 Sept. 27 General Pulaski's Memorial Day, 1954.

6297 3068 Oct. 1 Columbus Day, 1954.-

6469 3069 Oct. 2 National Olympic Day, 1954. ---

6469 3070 Oct. 4 | Imposing a quota on imports of oats

6471 3071 Oct. 8 Veterans Day, 1954

AS 6545 3072 Oct. 8 National Nurse Week

6545 3073 Oct. 11 Imposing import fees on shelled and prepared almonds and on shelled filberts. --

6623 3074 | Oct. 18 Determining the drugs 3-methoxy-N-methylmorphinan

(except its dextrorotatory isomer) and ketobemidone to
be opiates---

6807 3075 Oct. 18 Imposing a quota on imports of barley and barley malt. - 6807 3076 Oct. 21 Copyright-India

6967 3077 Nov. 6 Thanksgiving Day, 1954

7327 3078 Nov. 24 National Salvation Army Week_

7631 3079 | Dec. 3 | United Nations Human Rights Day, 1954.

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10513 Jan. 19 10514 Jan. 19

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10515 Jan. 22

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10517 | Feb. 10

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Exemption of certain officers and employees of the Govern

ment from automatic separation from the service; rev

ocation of Executive Order No. 9047.
Designation of certain officers to act as Secretary of Labor.
Executive Order No. 2414 of June 30, 1916, prescribing

regulations for hospital service in connection with the
construction and operation of the Government railway

in Alaska; revocation.-
Suspension of the operation of certain provisions of the

Officer Personnel Act of 1947 applicable to the retire-
ment of colonels of the Regular Army and the Regular
Air Force; amendment of Executive Order No. 10379

of August 2, 1952.-
Transfer of certain lands to the Secretary of Agriculture

for use, administration, and disposition under Title III

of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act---
Snyder, Hon. A. Cecil; designation to act, under certain

circumstances, as Judge of the United States District
Court for the District of Puerto Rico during the year

1954.
Tax returns; inspection by the special committee of the

House of Representatives authorized by House Resolu-
tion 217, 83d Congress, to investigate tax-exempt

foundations.
Mutual Security Act of 1951, as amended; specification of

laws from which functions authorized thereby shall be

exempt.---
Transfer of certain lands in North Dakota from the De-

partment of Agriculture to the Department of the Army.
Scientific research by agencies of the Federal Government;

administration of...
Board of the Foreign Service; authorizing the Director of

the United States Information Agency to carry out

certain functions...
Memorial to Major General George W. Goethals; desig,

nating March 31, 1954, as the day for dedication, and
excusing Federal employees on the Isthmus of Panama

from duty on that day ----
School-construction assistance; delegating certain func-

tions of the President with respect thereto..
Transferring from the Secretary of the Navy to the Sec-'

retary of the Interior interest in and control over certain

funds...--
Transfer of certain lands in Mississippi from the Depart-

ment of Agriculture to the Department of the Army-..
Tax returns (income, excess-profits, declared value excess-

profits, capital stock, estate, and gift); inspection by the

Senate Committee on Banking and Currency,
Sand Island Military Reservation, Territory of Hawaii;

addition of the marginal wharf area.
State and local civil defense pre-emergency training pro-

grams; participation by Federal employees..

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